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G10 was Re: Ammonia spark gap ?
Original poster: "Jason Petrou by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jasonp-at-btinternet-dot-com>
How much is this G10 stuff then? Can it be cut on say a bandsaw or a lathe?
It seems to be a good remedy for the nasty exploding RSG syndrome :)
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From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Saturday, May 19, 2001 9:48 PM
Subject: Re: Ammonia spark gap ?
> Original poster: "bob golding by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> If you type in "mcMaster Carr" in google then g10 in "search" you will
> find more than you ever wanted to know about G10. Oh by the way it is a
> glass epoxy laminate. My rotary has a g10 rotor so you will see it in
> at Corby.
> bob golding
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> Sent: Saturday, May 19, 2001 5:25 PM
> Subject: Re: Ammonia spark gap ?
> > Original poster: "Jason Petrou by way of Terry Fritz
> > Duncan,
> > > Yep. That's the point. To make ammonia takes hydrogen, nitrogen,
> > > heat (a few hundred C) and high pressure (a few hundred atm) plus a
> > > fast flow rate to whip the ammonia out to somewhere cool before it has
> > > time to decompose.
> > Dont they dissolve it in water then distil it? not sure...
> > > If you do it the other way round, ammonia, low
> > > pressure (1 atm) high temperature (spark, thousands of C) no flow
> > > rate, then the ammonia will fall apart and give nitrogen and hydrogen
> > > :-) The **reverse** of the Haber process.
> > If anyone has an old vaccum SG ro a little xray tube i'd like to fill it
> > with ammonia and give it a whirl... might be interesting!
> > > >I still think the best bet is an RSG though (IMHO :))
> > >
> > > Or a triggered gap. Marc has done some excellent stuff with his
> > > http://www.fortunecity-dot-com/meltingpot/syria/1210/id40.htm ) and it
> > > looks like it may be cheap and easy to build if you're not into
> > > machining G10 composite or modifying motors.
> > What is G10? Ive seen a lot about G10 and G11... are they some king of
> > alloy?
> > Jason